The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) is pleased to launch a new recognition award titled the Alexander Schwartz Award. This is a prestigious award only presented when deemed a valid candidate meets the outlined criteria and should be recognized for their contribution.

The recipient of this award will have made a significant contribution to the reflective products industry either through technical achievement, leadership, product development, and/or new technology. Through example, the recipient has motivated industry representatives and advanced the reflective products industry and/or RIMA International and, in turn, contributed to the overall acceptance of reflective products within the building codes and in the overall marketplace.

Candidates include both members and non-members and can be individuals, companies or organizations. The nomination form is available now on the association website. You can access it here –

Once a winner is chosen, they will be presented the award at the next International Reflective Insulation Manufacturers (I-RIM) Conference (date/location TBA). Hotel and complimentary conference registration will be provided.

If you know of a candidate worthy to be recognized, please forward your nomination. You can learn more about the namesake Alexander Schwartz on the nomination page.